Bohm-Biederman Correspondence: Creativity and science

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Routledge, 1999 - Art - 262 pages
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"It was sheer chance that I encountered David Bohm's writing in 1958 ... I knew nothing about him. What struck me about his work and prompted my initial letter was his underlying effort to seek for some larger sense of reality, which seemed a very humanized search." - Charles Biederman, from the foreword of the book
This book marks the beginning of a four thousand page correspondence between Charles Biederman, founder of Constructivism in the 1930s, and David Bohm the prestigious physicist known for his interpretation of quantum theory. Available for the first time, we are given a rare opportunity to read through and engage in a remarkable transatlantic, intellectual discussion on art and science, creativity and theory.

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Between 1960 and 1969, British theoretical physicist Bohm and American artist Biederman carried on a prolific and fruitful correspondence. Their general subject was the relationship between art and ... Read full review

About the author (1999)

Bohm was Emeritus Professor of Theoretical Physics, University of London.

CHARLES J. BIEDERMAN is Counsel with Manatt, Phelps & Phillips in Los Angeles. He has served as Adjunct Professor at Vanderbilt University Law School and Mike Curb College of Entertainment and Music Business. He is a member of the New York, Georgia and Tennessee Bars.

Paavo Pylkk?nen received his masters degree from the University of Sussex and his doctorate from the University of Helsinki. He was an Academy of Finland researcher 1990-1995 and became associate professor in theoretical philosophy at the University of Sk?vde, Sweden in 1996. Since 2001 he has also been a lecturer at the Department of Philosophy, University of Helsinki. He lives in Stockholm.

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